Strategic observation

Economic Watch: China moves to lower import tariffs to keep opening-up promises

2018-05-17 23:23:19

China has taken solid steps in lowering import tariffs, sending out a strong signal to keep its promises of further opening-up. Full Story

China Focus: One-yuan public transport helps Henan county out of poverty

2018-05-17 19:37:11

Xiao Feng used to ride a bike from her town to visit friends in nearby villages. Full Story

Interview: Wuhan summit enhances understanding in forums like SCO, says Indian former envoy

2018-05-17 15:10:44

The Wuhan summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in April could certainly contribute to an enhanced understanding in forums like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), an Indian former foreign secretary s Full Story

Time ripe for more U.S.-China collaboration, investment: U.S. expert

2018-05-17 11:52:59

The time is ripe for more economic collaboration and investment between the United States and China, a U.S. public policy expert has said. Full Story

News Analysis: Cleric Sadr's electoral gain to bring significant changes in Iraq

2018-05-16 22:24:49

A political coalition backed by Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr made an advance in the Iraqi parliamentary election that is expected to bring changes to the Gulf state and draw a new political map if his coalition forms the next government. Full Story

Economic Watch: Strong resilience of Chinese economy

2018-05-16 20:49:19

A range of data have shown the Chinese economy is resilient, with supply-side reform delivering progress. Full Story

China's financial market becomes more attractive for world

2018-05-16 19:23:51

With steady progress in the MSCI's inclusion of Chinese A-shares, China's financial market is improving for global investors looking for opportunities from China's wider opening up. Full Story

Feature: Chinese eye surgeons win hearts in Namibia

2018-05-16 18:48:40

Lezi Kbamba, a resident in Nambia's Windhoek, excitedly put up a yellow T-shirt wearing a Chinese flag, which he got as a souvenir for undergoing a cataract surgery performed by Chinese doctors. Full Story

China Focus: Chinese engines, vehicles growing in popularity overseas

2018-05-16 17:38:26

At Qingdao Port in east China's Shandong Province, containers loaded with engine parts are put on ships to travel the Pacific and the Indian oceans, before reaching Nava Sheva Port in India. Full Story

News Analysis: Japan's economy contracts end 2-year growth streak, domestic demand-led recovery in question

2018-05-16 17:08:14

Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 0.6 percent in the January-March period, contracting for the first time in nine quarters, government data showed Wednesday. Full Story